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Senior Procurement Specialist

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
14 Dec 2022

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Financial Services
Professional / Specialist
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Job Details

My client is looking to bring on a Senior Procurement Specialist with excellent vendor management experience and stakeholder management experience

Client Details

A specialist financial services provider.


* Provide expert procurement advice and training to business units where required
* Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with business units and promote the principles of good procurement practices throughout the company
* Support and lead high value and complex competitive bids in consultation with stakeholders
* Ensure the vendor contracts and services meet relevant regulatory (FCA) and legislative requirements
* Establish and maintain effective communication and relationships with vendors
* Ensure that procurement decisions and outcomes are clearly documented and appropriate measures are in place in accordance to the procurement policy, process and procedures


* Strong communication skills at a variety of seniority levels with the ability to foster collaborative relationships with both external and internal stakeholders
* Self-motivated with the ability to plan and organise self and work in order to achieve objectives and targets
* Flexible and resilient; with the capacity to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines both independently and with others while maintaining a result orientated focus
* Strong analytical mindset with an ability to interpret data and the skill to articulate the detail behind the findings
* Tenacious, creative and capable of adapting to changing business needs, whilst maintaining successful working relationships
* Solve problems effectively and efficiently

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Strong communication and inter-personal skills with the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with colleagues and external parties
* Experience of sourcing and managing indirect supplies and services including managing a competitive bid (tender) process and contract negotiation
* Good contract drafting and negotiation skills

Job Offer

  • 50 - 60K Salary with a discretionary bonus
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Life Insurance
  • 100% work from home


Michael Page is a specialist in procurement recruitment; handling permanent, contract and interim procurement jobs in the private and public sector.

Our teams specialize by region and industry sector to ensure in-depth market knowledge. This infrastructure also enables us to meet our customers and build strong, one-on-one relationships, allowing us to truly understand their requirements and deliver consistent results. Procurement jobs we recruit include:

  • CPOs
  • Procurement directors
  • Category managers
  • Buyers
  • Indirect and direct strategic sourcing professionals 
  • e-Sourcing specialists
  • Supplier relationship managers
  • Commissioning specialists
  • Procurement transformation leaders
  • Purchase-to-pay systems specialists

We aim to deliver and develop world-class sourcing teams for our clients, and provide access to challenging opportunities to enhance the careers of our procurement job seekers.

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